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NYCACC Board Meeting

I wasn’t able to attend the most recent NYCACC board meeting. Fortunately, the meeting was posted on YouTube for the first time and the presentation slides are online as well, so anyone can follow along at home. I’m not going … Continue reading

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Baron

Baron 1999 – 2014 “To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him … Continue reading

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NYCACC Schedules Board Meeting for Thursday, June 19

The next board meeting of New York City Animal Care and Control will be held on Thursday, June 19 at 10:30AM at 125 Worth Street in Manhattan. If you have any interest in animal issues in New York City attendance … Continue reading

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NYCACC Schedules Board Meeting for Wed, April 23

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted – and there are definitely a few things that could use an update. An unprecidented thing happened after the last post on NYCACC’s new Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Hara Levin, and … Continue reading

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And now for an important announcement…

This blog will be going back mostly to “Opinions You Should Have”. All rescue-related activity has gone to a new page for a new rescue I’m very excited about, and we’re launching with a bang by rescuing 15 kittens! Please … Continue reading

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Rex & Roxy: A Soldier’s Dogs

I met the most incredible dogs the other day, a bonded pair of two plus-size mushes in need of a new home as their former owner has been deployed overseas. Please, take a look at their story! These incredible dogs … Continue reading

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Tips For a New Adoptions Department

Animal care needs to be performed every single day, including holidays – so even if all field services and all intake is shut down (which I would say is unlikely) a shelter will need to be staffed. Holidays can be … Continue reading

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NYCACC Board Meeting Announced

The next board meeting of New York City Animal Care and Control will be on Friday, June 14 at 10:30AM. You can’t say you didn’t have enough warning – get the day off now. Come, learn, speak.

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ChipIn is Gone! What now?

Now that ChipIn is closing their doors there is a giant hole for small rescues and rescuers who want to raise funds online with no costs additional to PayPal fees. PayPal charges 2.2% + .30 per transaction to non-profits – … Continue reading

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What happens to our animals if we die?

It’s not something we usually like to think about and so many people make no preparations: what happens to our animals should we die or become incapacitated? As I began to take on more dogs, and more challenging dogs, I … Continue reading

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